Prime Minister attends 5th Viet Nam Economic Forum
VGP - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Saturday presides over the high-level plenary session of the 5th Viet Nam Economic Forum in Ha Noi.
The event is themed "Viet Nam economy in 2023: Stabilizing macro-economy, ensuring major balances, steadily overcoming challenges".
Participants include Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh, Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai and Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Duc Hai.
The event also attracts the participation of more than 1,000 representatives from ministries, agencies, localities, international organizations, embassies, consulates general, businesses, associations, universities and research institutes, and domestic and foreign experts.
The reports at the forum will look into Viet Nam's economic situation in 2022 and major orientations for 2023; the world's economic prospects in 2023 and policy recommendations for Viet Nam; and Viet Nam's economic issues and Asia's economic prospects next year.
The reports also focus on other issues like stabilizing the financial market and making the financial and real estate markets healthy, creating a firm foundation for economic development in 2023; and speeding up public investment and paving way for corporate capital flows to create breakthroughs for Viet Nam's economic growth in 2023.
Addressing the event, Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Tran Tuan Anh said that Viet Nam's economy has witnessed spectacular recovery and strong growth and overcome negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He highlighted the nation's positive economic outcomes over the first 11 months of 2022 such as the GDP growth of over 8 percent; exports up 13.4 percent; trade surplus reaching US$10.6 billion in 11 months; and foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursement up 15.1 percent.
Other remarkable achievements during January-November period include the index of industrial production (IIP) surging by 8.6 percent and total revenue from retail sales of goods and services picking up 17.5 percent.